Tara Cumley attended Musselman High School, and WVU before heading to Tuskegee University where she earned her DVM in 2008. In addition to her husband David, son Jacob, and daughters Gracie and Emma, her family also includes 5 dogs (2 Rottweilers Kane and Adeline, Molly a Beagle, and Sugar a Terrier mix, and a Shih tzu Mix named Theo), 2 cats (Cleo and a one-eyed rescue cat named Bandit).